Charlotte County Welcomes AeroGuard to Punta Gorda Airport

November 15th, 2019

Charlotte County Welcomes AeroGuard to Punta Gorda Airport CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla. (Nov. 14, 2019) –

The Charlotte County Economic Development Office congratulates AeroGuard Flight Training Center on the opening of its new campus at the Punta Gorda Airport (PGD) in Charlotte County, Fla. The Punta Gorda Airport campus is the company’s first on the East Coast and joins its four locations in Riverside, Calif., Austin, Texas, Chandler, Ariz., and Phoenix, Ariz. “We’re excited about the arrival of the AeroGuard Flight Training Center at Punta Gorda Airport in Charlotte County, where our motto is, ‘Your business, cleared for takeoff,’ ” said Charlotte County Economic Development Director Dave Gammon. “Companies like AeroGuard fit right into our strategy of developing a cluster of aviation industry businesses in and around the airport. Anybody interested in learning more about this emerging center of aviation should visit” According to the company’s announcement, AeroGuard’s core mission is to help young men and women create better futures for themselves through a career as commercial airline pilots. Industry projections show that more than 790,000 new pilots will be needed over the next 20 years, putting AeroGuard students on a path toward one of the most in-demand careers in the world. Regarded as one of the premier flight schools in the nation, AeroGuard FTC offers career-focused accelerated pilot training curriculum for cadets looking to jumpstart their careers as commercial airline pilots, no experience required. The carefully optimized curriculum taught by AeroGuard can help students launch their careers at a regional airline in about two years from starting the program. “The launch of our new flight school at the Punta Gorda Airport is an exciting moment for AeroGuard,” said AeroGuard CEO Joel Davidson. “High-quality, safe, career-track flight training has the potential to change lives. Our new campus in Punta Gorda gives us an incredible opportunity to reach new cadets, helping them to create their own bright futures, while we work hard to meet the rising global demand for highly trained pilots.” The training center offers an all-inclusive tuition model and reimbursement packages with SkyWest Airlines. With its accelerated curriculum, high safety standards and student support programs, AeroGuard has become a top option for individuals looking to begin a career in aviation. Individuals interested in learning more about starting a career in aviation and enrolling at AeroGuard can visit and connect with an enrollment advisor for more information.